The 2017 14th Annual MHA Business Summit

The premier business summit for long-term care, infusion and specialty pharmacies

A popular forum for thought leadership, discussion, and networking since 2004, MHA’s Annual Business Summit is a logical extension of our mission to deliver excellent value and enable the success of our members and business partners.

Five reasons to attend the MHA Business Summit:

  1. Gain insights from nationally prominent thought leaders in health care, managed care and group purchasing
  2. Explore how to benefit from innovative technologies and data analytics
  3. Make sense of key legislative and regulatory issues that impact your business
  4. Capitalize on new business lines, such as assisted living facilities and infusion
  5. Network with your peers!
In addition, eligible attendees can obtain CE credits for select MHA Business Summit sessions.


Agenda

Wednesday, March 29
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Business Breakouts ‘See Details Below’
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Opening Reception & Exhibits
Thursday, March 30
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am State of the Industry
Michael J. Sicilian
President
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 am America Under President Trump: A View From Washington*
Chris Wallace
Award-Winning Veteran Journalist & Host of FOX News Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 am Break & Exhibits
11:00 pm - 12:00 pm What Should Keep You Up at Night:
Evolving With the Transforming Customer Environment

Phil Fogg Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Marquis Companies
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch & Exhibits
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm The Next Era of Health Care Reform
Chas Roades
Chief Research Officer
The Advisory Board Company
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm The Miracle Morning*
Hal Elrod
Bestselling Author
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Reception & Exhibits
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm MHA Networking Event
Friday, March 31  
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am State of Affairs and Pharmaceutical Market Trends
Douglas M. Long
Vice President, Industry Relations
IMS Health, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 am The Generic Marketplace Outlook
Chester “Chip” Davis Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Generic Pharmaceutical Association
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:30 am Value-Based Payment Models: Impact on LTC and Specialty Pharmacy
Kristina Lunner
Principal
Leavitt Partners
11:30 am - 11:45 am Closing Remarks
Michael J. Sicilian


Business Breakouts

Long-Term Care Pharmacy Business Breakouts
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm How to Improve Your Business Using Lean Six Sigma Thinking. (Part 1)
(Pre-Registration is closed for this session)
Alan L. Deutschendorf Jr.
Vice President, Operational Excellence
CardinalHealth

Christopher Olson
Director, Operational Excellence
CardinalHealth
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Improving Security in Your Pharmacy
Karl F. Langhorst, CPP, CFI
Executive Vice President, ALTO US
Vice President of Innovation, Grupo ALTO
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Essential Competencies That Post-Acute Care Providers Need to Succeed Under APMs: Lessons From the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (Pre-Registration is mandatory for this session)
Michelle L. Templin
Vice President, Legislative Affairs and Business Development

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.

Shawn Matheson, MBA, LNHA, FACHCA
Manager
Leavitt Partners
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm How to Improve Your Business Using Lean Six Sigma Thinking. (Part 2) (Pre-Registration is closed for this session)
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Privacy and Cybersecurity in a Long-Term Post-Acute Care Environment: What You Need to Know
John DiMaggio
Chief Executive Officer
Blue Orange Compliance

James J. Williams
Chief Executive Officer
CareFirst Pharmacy
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Overview of the 2017 MHA Independent Long-Term Care Member Study
Elizabeth H. DeMeo
Vice President, LTC Pharmacy Account Management
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm How to Improve Your Business Using Lean Six Sigma Thinking. (Part 1)
(Registration for Part 1 and 2 is required)
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Improving Security in Your Pharmacy
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Essential Competencies That Post-Acute Care Providers Need to Succeed Under APMs: Lessons from the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (Pre-Registration is mandatory for this session)
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm How to Improve Your Business Using Lean Six Sigma Thinking. (Part 2)
(Registration for Part 1 and 2 is required)
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Privacy and Cybersecurity in a Long-Term Post-Acute Care Environment: What You Need to Know
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Preparing & Planning for the Challenges of a Pharmacy Audit
Matthew C. Murphy
President
Pharma Compliance Group
Home Infusion/Specialty Pharmacy Business Breakouts
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm MHA SPS CTM: More Than Just Clinical Therapy Management!*
Stacey Ness, PharmD, RPh, CSP, MSCS, AAHIVP
Senior Director of Specialty Clinical Services
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Panel Discussion on Current Topics in Infusion & Specialty Pharmacy
Moderator
Erik Halstrom
Vice President, Specialty Pharmacy Solutions
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.

Logan E. Davis, PharmD, MBA
Director of Franchise Development
Vital Care, Inc.

Ron Fine, RPh
Vice President of National Pharmacy Accounts
CoverMyMeds

Ron Lanton III, Esq.
President
True North Political Solutions LLC

Timothy L. Safley, MBA
Director of Pharmacy DMEPOS and Sleep
Accreditation Commission for Health Care
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm A Specialty Pharmacy Perspective
Rebecca M. Shanahan, Esq.
Chief Executive Officer
Avella Specialty Pharmacy
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Biosimilars: Drivers and Barriers for Providers in the US Market*
Mark Vineis
Vice President, Managed Markets & Specialty Services
Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm MHA SPS CTM: More Than Just Clinical Therapy Management!*
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Payor Trends, Reimbursement and DIR Fees
Jonathan E. Levitt, Esq.
Founding Partner
Frier Levitt, LLC
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm SHP: Using Real-Time Data to Improve Quality and Referrals in the Home Infusion Market*
Sarah Brock
Product Manager
Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP)
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Specialty Pharmacy: Marketing and Operating Your Business in Complex Markets
Michael R. Agostino, RPh
Vice President, Pharmacy Innovation and Business Development
Hy-Vee, Inc.
*This session will not be pharmacy continuing education accredited.

Program Objectives

  • Define how federal and state legislation and activities may affect long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies and other alternate sites of care.
  • Identify short- and long-term trends that may affect the delivery of pharmacy services in long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies and other alternate sites of care.
  • Describe the changing roles and responsibilities of long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies within their respective care settings.
  • Define strategies that can be used by long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies to stay financially viable.
  • Examine methods that participants can use to establish strategies and better understand emerging models in alternate site pharmacy.

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